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Southern Tree Agama

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The Southern Tree Agama (Acanthocercus atricollis) is native to parts of Africa, ranging from Ethiopia to Natal, Congo, Angola and Namibia. They tend to stay in environments of open plains with scattered trees, and they stay close to the trees. They are also commonly found in urban areas, clinging onto the sides of buildings.

The Southern Tree Agama is a large species of lizard, growing to sizes between 20 cm and 30 cm. They have small spines adorning their bodies. This species have very large heads, and the males have large teeth at the jaw apex. During the mating season, male Southern Tree Agamas will partly turn a bright and rich blue color.

 
 
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